Entries tagged: Call Conferencing

Keep in Touch Using Conference Calls

The situation surrounding the Covid-19 coronavirus is certainly changing fast.

In just a week, people have gone from working in the office to working from home. Today is also the last day schools are…


The Rise of Remote Working

Remote working is becoming increasingly popular for organisations of all sizes.

In today’s connected world, it’s possible to work from any location with a decent internet connection, such as at home, a co-working environment,…


Are You Ready For Disaster?

With the recent deadly storms across Europe and Australia, now is a good time to take another look at your disaster recovery / business continuity plans.

Recording Memories

The FCA has announced that seven million people who took out card and/or identity protection policies should expect to receive a letter in February inviting them to claim compensation.  The compensation exercise follows on…


Keeping In Touch With A Conference Call

According to a freedom of information act response obtained by Sky News, MOD personnel call Directory Enquiries some 186 times per day, resulting in a total cost of £277,000 in the period since the last…


New Phone System Saves Costs

Epping Forest District Council has warned callers* that they may face some disruption for a short period only over the weekend of the 7th & 8th September.  The disruption is due to the installation of…


Closing The Loop

The man behind PayPal has unveiled his plans for a closed Hyperloop which he believes could see passengers being transported between Los Angeles and San Francisco in a fraction of the current time.  Powered by…


Controlling Call Costs

It is perhaps ironic that with the Ofcom consultation into mid-term price increases closing in mid-March, Everything Everywhere (EE) has announced price rises. Affecting those Orange and T-mobile customers on pay-monthly deals the charging increases…


Press 1 For The Moon

In previous articles we’ve highlighted the way in which the mobile phone has changed from being a voice communication device into a camera, game console, music streamer which also happens to enable you to make…



Business Calls Are On The Up

The headline news from a recent Ofcom survey into our communication habits has revealed that for the first time we are texting more than we are talking. Lead by the 16-24 year olds the average…


Moving Towards A Digital Future

In the past we have written about the role which smart phones have played in the rise of social media as a business force.  Now, thanks to Facebook, we have had a much needed warning…


De-Stressing Phone Calls

Researchers from the University of Portsmouth’s School of Computing have come up with a new app which is designed to help people to manage their stress levels when receiving text messages.  Using a combination of…


Boosting Brand Britain In China

A recent survey by Deloitte revealed that publicity surrounding the Olympic Games is boosting Brand Britain in the eyes of consumers in India and China.  In fact, thanks to the games, 80% of respondents in…


Updating The Phone Box

The City of New York has recently unveiled its plans for bringing the telephone box into the technology age.  Although pay phones are on their way out, the city didn’t want to lose the associated…


Telephone Judgements

Following a review, the Ministry of Justice has proposed a system of mediation by telephone as a way of speeding up small claims disputes. Although a drop in the ocean of the 1.5 million disputes…


Telephones -– What Do You Use Yours For?

When historians look back at this decade, they may well refer to it as being notable for the rise of the smart phone app.  No longer the dream of science fiction writers, the smart phone…


The Rise Of The Teleconference

A recent Whitehall review (June 2011) revealed that David Cameron and Nick Clegg regularly hammer out key Government decisions in a Sunday night telephone call.  This smoothes the way for weekly policy planning meetings on…




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